Definition of fault-finding in English:

fault-finding

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noun

[mass noun]
  • 2The investigation of the cause of malfunction in machinery, especially electronic equipment.
    More example sentences
    • The incredibly helpful error message of ‘an unidentified error has occurred’ isn't exactly helpful when it comes to fault-finding and trouble-shooting either.
    • I do a lot of fault-finding on the jets - it's highly-skilled work.
    • Copies of a new health book that looks like a car manual, offering a no-nonsense guide to fault-finding and fixing, are being handed out.

Derivatives

fault-finder

noun
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  • There are fault-finders in the world who live to bicker.
  • He was a great fault-finder [yet he] found no fault with himself.
  • You are a fault-finder who must correct other people when they are wrong.

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